Sponsored Anglers


Steve Starling - Steve needs no introduction. With a career spanning decades and including hosting national TV programmes, authoring several books and co-designing the popular Shimano Squidgies range, he is Australia's most respected fihsing photo-journalist. Favourite lens G3SX


Jo Starling - Jo is relatively new to the fishing scene. A respected graphic designer and avid kayak angler, her infectious enthusiasm for the sport is apparent the moment she steps out onto the water - Favourite lens - Mako Freeform Active Prescription


Andrew Badullovich - An avid angler, outdoorsman, presenter and journalist, Andrew has featured in Australia's best known fishing media and broadcast platforms. He enjoys all angling from lure specific to bait fishing off the stones. Favourite lens G3H9


Mick Hassett - An avid angler located in sunny Queensland, Mick enjoys both impoundment and offshore lure fishing. A specialist for large barra, he is also a DUO Lures Pro Angler. Favourite lens G2H5


Alan "Fish" Philiskirk - Cape York fishing guide with 24 years guiding experience and owner of “Fish’s Fly and Sportfishing” one of Australia’s largest guiding operations. Favourite lens G2H5


Jason ( Owey) Owens - Cape York fishing guide with 12 years experience fishing the gulf of Carpentaria. Favourite lens G1HR6


Sam Hitzke - Likes to fish both fly and conventional tackle. He relies on his Mako sunglasses to give him the edge over other anglers by letting him see things out on the water that most can't." Favourite lens G1HR6


Mark Saxon - Is a Port Macquarie guide offering calmwater fishing options operating as Castaway Fishing Charters. Experienced in all forms of angling, Mark is particularly keen to share his soft and hardbodied lure knowledge. Favourite lens G0H5.


Greg Finney - Based on the NSW south coast for 30 years, Greg is a salt and freshwater angler who prefers fly and lure fishing. He has travelled throughout the Pacific, New Zealand and Australia sport and fly fishing and writes for Fishing World Magazine. Favourite lens G0HR. Instagram – fishnfin_dog


Matt Young is a marine scientist, fishing writer and television presenter. Whether he’s chasing barra in tropical creeks or casting to inshore pelagics, Matt’s Makos enable him to sight fish and deliver critical casts. Favourite Lens G1HX


Pat Williams is an angler and outdoor photojournalist from Sydney's northern beaches who lives and breathes fishing and will try his hand at catching any fish, anywhere. Apart from fishing, Pat's other passion it travel, and it's his life ambition to combine the two as frequently as possible. Favouriet lens G3H6


Anthony Thorpe is an avid competitive bream and bass angler who relishes the opportunity to compete. He is addicted to any form of professional angling whether it be in the salt or the fresh. Favourite lens G0H5



Martin Gregory - An avid sailor, Martin races in the Paper Tiger Catamaran Series in Victoria. His boat is named Phantom Tiger II and with a third place in C Division in 2014, he is sure to be back challenging for victory next season. Favourite lens G3HR



Peter Carr races in the Aussie Car series run in conjunction with the V8s series across Australia. He is consistently in the pointy end of the field and will add the Polaris RZR Australian Championship in 2015 to his list of competitive pursuits. Favourite lens N1H


Speedway driver Danny Reidy has joined the ranks of the Mako Pro Team in the Racing category. Danny is a leading driver who has been competing in this category for years. Favourite lens G0H